Outdoor recommendations: There are two parks within walking distance, Lafayette and Alta Plaza -- very scenic with views and nice for picnics. Golden Gate Park and The Presidio are also wonderful. There are lots of hiking trails in The Presidio.
Don't miss Fillmore Street Bake Shop for delicious breakfast pastries, Jane's is great for lunch and known for it's bread, La Boulangerie is also a nice breakfast and lunch spot.
Shopping & Destinations
We are located two blocks from Hip and trendy Fillmore Street. There are lots of boutiques and restaurants. Union Street and Chestnut Street are also close and known for great shopping and dining. Union Square and Westfield Mall are downtown.
We have lots of wonderful museums. The De Young and California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park, The Museum of Modern Art, South of Market. Don't miss The Fisher Collection. The Asian Art Museum in Civic Center. China Town has a rich history worthy of a tour and don't miss Mr. Jiu's restaurant for a bite after your tour.
The Alcatraz Prison tour is really interesting. Book tickets ahead. You'll hear all of the great prison escape stories. Walk up to Broadway and Fillmore for the best SF bay views as well a to see some of the most beautiful homes in SF.